Katherine Kurdyak, LEAP
Katherine studied classical music as a child—playing violin and piano, singing in choirs and taking music lessons. She started writing music when she was 12.
Currently, she is a singer/songwriter for the popular musical trio, The Katherines, a Vancouver-based alt-pop band comprised of sisters Kate and Lauren Kurdyak, and family friend Kaitlyn Hausen-Boucher.
Before they were The Katherines, the band members were on diverging paths. Then came BC’s Best Teen Band contest, which Katherine initially entered as a solo artist. She made the Top 3, but for the live performance she had to form a band. That was the beginning of The Katherines.
The flexibility of the LEAP program allows Katherine to complete her education while pursuing her musical dreams.